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Mojo IPA - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Mojo IPAMojo IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,573 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,573
Reviews: 745
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 20
Gots: 62 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jon on 08-27-2003)
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afinepilsner

Iowa

4.2/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle

Mojo IPA was very clear and golden in color with a white head. The head had good retention and left lacing behind. The aroma was all hops with lots of citrus. The taste was fairly bitter and dominated by hops. It was medium in both body and carbonation. If you like alot of hop flavor, then this is the beer for you. Give me more.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2006 23:20:24 | More by afinepilsner
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

02-10-2014 01:05:04 | More by Goldndomer
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slowdaddy

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-19-2012 16:47:26 | More by slowdaddy
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JandJMD

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-30-2013 01:25:52 | More by JandJMD
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beerphan

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle -> pint
no date, but there is a code B40822 (maybe before August 22?

Pours a slightly hazed pale orange with straw colored highlights. A dainty head rest atop the brew. Only a few patches of lace. Carbonation appears low to medium, but constant.

Nose: Fruity and grassy. Some peach, orange juice, pineapple and spring flowers. An nice underlying caramel malt lends some balance to the aroma.

The body at times seems thin, but i may just be nickpicking. Good citrus rind flavors, and juicy malt backing. Slightly sweet with a lingering enjoyable bitterness.

I could drink these a day long.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2007 19:07:47 | More by beerphan
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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-04-2011 02:02:28 | More by pavpav12
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kiki3drt292

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-19-2012 18:29:05 | More by kiki3drt292
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Beestin

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -34%

04-14-2014 16:56:17 | More by Beestin
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-13-2013 14:52:30 | More by Beefytits4
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nortmand

Virginia

4.7/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours light caramel amber with a huge fluffy white head and a bit of of haziness.

Nose is total juicy sweet ruby red grapefruit. Amarillo, bitches! Very nice, very clean.

Sweet biscuit malts up front, a lot of Valencia orange mid tongue. Grapefruit throughout. Ends with a light, pleasant, resinous bitterness.

Medium body, the insane front loaded hops makes this beer extraordinarily drinkable and refreshing. Awesome beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2007 01:00:25 | More by nortmand
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charlatan

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

There is no freshness date on the bottle. This has an amber colour with a rather head and is fairly cloudy. When I sniffed into the bottle it seemed very much a herbal hop concoction with a rather metallic nose, but in my glass it smells much sweeter.

It adopts the numerous miniscule bubbles approach to carbonation and begins sweetly before giving way to a bitter orange rind hoppiness. Not bad at all, but not oustanding for an IPA of this strength says this spoiled adopted Oregonian (when I lived in Ohio I would have swooned over this stuff). It seems to get sweeter and change from orange rind to ruby red grapefruit as it warms. Don't serve too cold!

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2005 07:49:29 | More by charlatan
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ajtorres311

Florida

3/5  rDev -20.8%

05-15-2013 16:47:49 | More by ajtorres311
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blitz134

California

4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2 of 7 sent to me by the monk...my gratitude is extended once again...

Poured crystal clear with a light orange body. Pure white single finger head formed on top which reduced quickly to the thinnest of layers. A little more head formation and retention would bring this up.

An initial citrus rush of hops came forth upon cracking the top, inviting so far. Mainly grapefruit citrus hops in the nose with an equal share given to some pine aromas. Some straw herbalness as well. There is something else in the aroma which I can't describe well, possibly from the Amarillo hops which were used. A very nicely constructed unique aroma which I have yet to come across in any other brew.

A resinous hop hit as soon as the beer reaches the tongue followed by a smidgen of citrus, floral finish. A nice deep bitterness lingers for quite a while. There is some malty backbone to this but it definately plays a secondary role to the taste. Only complaint is that it might seem a bit one sided in the flavor department. Good, but some complexity either from additional malts or hop variety would help in my opinion and make this an awesome beer.

Mouthfeel is full and does a great job coating everything in site. Allows the dry bitterness of the hops to really come through in the end. Drinkability is great. An easy to down IPA that sits light but is strong in the flavor department.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2005 02:07:45 | More by blitz134
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judkinst

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

03-16-2013 16:15:15 | More by judkinst
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hockeypuck

Maine

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-23-2013 00:25:34 | More by hockeypuck
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BigRedN

Nebraska

4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours from the the 12 oz bottle into my pint glass a clear orangish/amber color. Pouring three bottles of the six pack all I can muster is a tight 1/4 inch white head. However, the head settled to a thick cover with sheets of lacing down the sides. Wickedly carbonated, never ending streams and waves of bubbles flow from the bottom of the glass to the top of the liquid.

Smell: Dominant aroma of hops, a little piney, and citrus. Hint of malt backing it up as it warms, but the hops just drown it out in the end.

Taste: Hops, then some hops, followed by hops. Thin malt backing throughout. While I'm sure some would see this as only an average hopped beer, I think it falls right where it should for an IPA, perhaps a touch strong unbalanced. Interesting there is not an overwhelming bitterness to the beer. While I found H&I too be too over the top and one dimensional for an APA, I think this falls in line for what an American IPA should be.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, well carbonated and lively. While it is hoppy it is not really very bitter. My bottle says it is 6.8% ABV, which is very well hidden. Alcohol not noticed.

Drinkability: After one, I was ready to pan this as one dimensional, and not very well done like the H&I. After two, I was intrigued, it was different than H&I, and it fell more in line with what I think an IPA should be. After three I was hooked, but half a six is enough for now.
This is a solid beer from Boulder Brewing, my favorite by far.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2005 04:53:26 | More by BigRedN
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

07-14-2012 16:59:02 | More by DWolf
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kshankar

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear and orange color, small fizzy head, lacing.

Aroma: Citrus and hops. When I was a beer novice, I always avoided IPA's after trying a couple, and the aroma was one thing that kept me away. This one smells really good. Its also kind of strong, the glass on my desk and I'm sitting a few inches away and can still smell it very well.

Taste: Starts out with a good amount of hop bitterness. There are traces of citrus, and it finishes off with a bit of sweetness. Overall, pretty good.

Mouthfeel: Body is medium, and it has a fairly clean finish. The sweetness in the finish adds to this, as I feel it in my throat, and the back of my mouth. Great.

Drinkability: Easy to drink, tastes great, not too heavy..I could definitely have a couple of these.

Not too familiar with IPA's, but this one is a great start.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2008 08:40:20 | More by kshankar
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Quaffer

Nevada

4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. Bottle

Appearance: This beer filled my glass with a chill-hazed, amber-orange glow. The white, three-finger head settled down slowly and became dense and fluffly doing so. There was a ton of lace left on the side of the glass by the layer of foam that remained floating on top of the beer.

Smell: The aroma was dominated by sharp, citrus hops. Underneath this dwelt a bready, roasted malt smell. As the beer really warmed up, the citrus smell developed into more of a sickly, rotten citrus smell. This didn't detract from my enjoyment too much, though.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a little bit of a bite. Surprisingly, this beer was a slightly chewy in the sides of the mouth.

Taste: This beer was all hops. From the very start all the way to the finish, a strong citrus and slightly herbal hops bitterness dominated the flavor. While the Hazed and Infused had a lot of hops flavor, but relatively low bitterness, this one had a bitterness that I could feel in my jaw. Well into the finish, a light malt sweetness emerged, with a hint of roasted malt arising well into the aftertaste.

This might not be the most balanced brew in the world, but it was pretty darn good, especially if you are a hop head like me. However, it would have scored higher if there was more of a malt presence. I'm surprised that Rockies Brewing Company released two IPAs in a row in their Looking Glass series, but I'm not one to complain. ;-)

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2003 22:44:20 | More by Quaffer
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poppyjohn

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

02-20-2012 17:35:33 | More by poppyjohn
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whitenads

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-05-2014 17:15:07 | More by whitenads
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1fastz28

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

poured from a bottle, has a orange color to it, slight cloudiness to it with a head that laces rather well. smells very good, lots of citrus hops fill the nose with some piney scents as well. tastes good too, a strong bitterness is the most dominant taste, but has a pleasant aftertaste. mouthfeel is good and full, and drinkability is good also, not a bad ipa if i say so myself

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2007 03:21:31 | More by 1fastz28
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WJVII

Wisconsin

4.38/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

BOM July 2009.
Poured into a pint glass this brew has an orange color with a whitish creamy head that left nice lacing on the glass. The aroma is very full of lemon. Once you break focus on that you get a vast array of floral hops. The taste is bold but not as much citrus as the nose points to. The strong carbonation helps this brew as it allows different hops to explode in your mouth. It starts with a light citrus beginning and moves to a bitter middle and finishes with a thick floral kick and a bitter after taste that I look for in a true IPA. Very solid brew, glad to have enjoyed a few from the BOM Club!

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2009 00:34:53 | More by WJVII
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unclejimbay

Florida

3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Mojo IPA , Boulder, CO
Reviewed as BA def = American IPA, crank bottle to chilled mug 9/18/08, ABV = 6.8%?
A 4.0 golden copper color, good head but short retention
S 3.5 pronounced hops with malt notes in background
T 4.0 mild hoppiness in taste, malt taste gives a good balance
MF 3.5 solid carbonation, hoppy on palate, but mild on finish
D 4.5 I dig it, it's a fine rep of an easily accessible not to bitter IPA

Serving type: bottle

10-08-2008 19:54:59 | More by unclejimbay
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swierczt

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.5%

01-04-2014 18:39:46 | More by swierczt
Mojo IPA from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
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